Michael Grimm

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Professor of Development Economics

Kortenaerkade 12

P.O. Box 29776

The Hague, 2502LT

Netherlands

http://www.iss.nl

University of Passau

Professor of Development Economics

Innstrasse 29

Passau, 94032

Germany

http://www.wiwi.uni-passau.de/grimm.html

IZA

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

DIW Berlin

Research Professor

Mohrenstraße 58

Berlin, 10117

Germany

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Linking Representative Household Models with Household Surveys for Poverty Analysis: A Comparison of Alternative Methodologies

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Pierre-Richard Agenor, Derek H.C. Chen, Michael Grimm and Michael Grimm
The University of Manchester - School of Social Sciences, World Bank and Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau
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Applied general equilibrium models, poverty, income distribution, policy evaluation

A First Step Up the Energy Ladder? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household's Welfare in Rural Rwanda

USAEE Working Paper No. 14-189
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Dec 2014
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm, Anicet Munyehirwe, Jörg Ankel-Peters and Maximiliane Sievert
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, IB&C (Rwanda), RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Energy access, household technology adoption, Sub-Saharan Africa

A First Step Up the Energy Ladder? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household's Welfare in Rural Rwanda

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 554
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jun 2015
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm, Anicet Munyehirwe, Jörg Ankel-Peters and Maximiliane Sievert
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, IB&C (Rwanda), RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Energy access; household productivity; household technology adoption; Sub-Saharan Africa; Randomized Controlled Trial

A First Step Up the Energy Ladder? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household's Welfare in Rural Rwanda

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8594
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm, Anicet Munyehirwe, Jörg Ankel-Peters and Maximiliane Sievert
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, IB&C (Rwanda), RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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energy access, household technology adoption, Sub-Saharan Africa, randomized controlled trial

A First Step Up the Energy Ladder? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household's Welfare in Rural Rwanda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7859
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm, Anicet Munyehirwe, Jörg Ankel-Peters and Maximiliane Sievert
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, IB&C (Rwanda), RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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City to City Alliances, Urban Economic Development, Urban Communities, Inequality, Regional Urban Development, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies, Urban Economics

Demand for Off-Grid Solar Electricity: Experimental Evidence from Rwanda

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10427
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm, Luciane Lenz, Jörg Ankel-Peters and Maximiliane Sievert
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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real-purchase offer game, willingness-to-pay, electrification, technology adoption, energy access

Demand for Off-Grid Solar Electricity – Experimental Evidence from Rwanda

ZEF – Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 232
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Feb 2017
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm, Luciane Lenz, Jörg Ankel-Peters and Maximiliane Sievert
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Technology adoption, electrification, willingness-to-pay, real-purchase offer game, energy access

Demand for Off-Grid Solar Electricity – Experimental Evidence from Rwanda.

ZEF – Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 232
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm, Luciane Lenz, Jörg Ankel-Peters and Maximiliane Sievert
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Technology adoption, electrification, willingness-to-pay, real-purchase offer game, energy access

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Demand for Off-Grid Solar Electricity – Experimental Evidence from Rwanda

USAEE Working Paper No. 19-411
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2019
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm, Luciane Lenz, Jörg Ankel-Peters and Maximiliane Sievert
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Public Infrastructure, Technology Adoption, Electrification, Willingness-To-Pay

Geography vs. Institutions at the Village Level

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2259
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Stephan Klasen
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and University of Goettingen (Göttingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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geography, migration, land rights, institutions, technology adoption, agricultural development, Indonesia

Geography vs. Institutions at the Village Level

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3391
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Stephan Klasen
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and University of Goettingen (Göttingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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geography, migration, land rights, institutions, technology adoption, agricultural development, Indonesia

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Food Price Inflation and Children's Schooling

DOES HOUSEHOLD INCOME MATTER FOR CHILDREN'S SCHOOLING? EVIDENCE FOR RURAL SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, Economics of Education Review, Vol. 30, pp. 740-754, 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2011
Michael Grimm and Michael Grimm
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau
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education, household income, inflation, aggregate shocks, Africa

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Macro Models and Household Survey Data: Linkages for Poverty and Distributional Analysis

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
Pierre-Richard Agenor, Derek H.C. Chen, Michael Grimm and Michael Grimm
The University of Manchester - School of Social Sciences, World Bank and Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau
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Applied General Equilibrium Models, Poverty, Income Distribution, Policy Evaluation

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Can Training Enhance Adoption, Knowledge and Perception of Organic Farming Practices? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Indonesia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13400
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Nathalie Luck
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and University of Passau
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RCT, technology adoption, organic farming, Indonesia

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The Impact of Margaret Sanger's Birth Control Clinics on Early 20th Century U.S. Fertility and Mortality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16118
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 May 2023
Stefan Bauernschuster, Stefan Bauernschuster, Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Cathy Hajo
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo InstituteUniversity of Passau - Business Administration and Economics, Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and Ramapo College of New Jersey
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birth control, fertility, mortality, Margaret Sanger, demographic transition

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Do Interventions Targeted at Micro-Entrepreneurs and Small and Medium-Sized Firms Create Jobs? A Systematic Review of the Evidence for Low and Middle Income Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8193
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 May 2014
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Anna Luisa Paffhausen
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and University of Passau
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employment, active labor market policy, firm creation, micro, small and medium sized firms, impact evaluations, systematic review

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Spatial Inequalities Explained: Evidence from Burkina Faso

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 843
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Jul 2009
Johannes Graeb, Michael Grimm and Michael Grimm
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau
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spatial inequality, poverty, multilevel modeling, decomposition, Sub-Saharan Africa

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Does Forced Solidarity Hamper Investment in Small and Micro Enterprises?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7229
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm, Renate Hartwig and Jann Lay
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, University of Passau and German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA)
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forced solidarity, informal insurance, investment, micro and small enterprises, sharing, Sub-Saharan Africa

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Nudging Households to Take Up Health Insurance: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Burkina Faso

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10744
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 May 2017
Fadima Bocoum, Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm, Renate Hartwig and Nathalie Zongo
Institute de Recherche en Sciences de Santé (IRSS), Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, University of Passau and Association Songui Manégré - Aide au développement Endogène (ASMADE)
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health insurance, take-up, encouragement design, learning, financial education

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Why Do Some Motorbike Riders Wear a Helmet and Others Don'T? Evidence from Delhi, India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8042
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Carole Treibich
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and Aix-Marseille School of Economics
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road safety, helmet use, risky health behavior, self-protection, self-insurance, India, risk-taking behavior

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Does Electrification Spur the Fertility Transition? Evidence from Indonesia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8146
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 May 2014 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm, Robert A. Sparrow and Luca Tasciotti
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, Wageningen University and Research (WUR) - Development Economics Group and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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family planning, electrification, fertility transition, fertility, child mortality, television, infrastructure

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The Effects of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake on Children's Nutrition and Education

CESifo Working Paper No. 10505
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Jun 2023
Marina Dodlova, Michelle Escobar, Michael Grimm and Michael Grimm
University of Passau, Monash University and Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau
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natural disasters, earthquake, nutrition, education, school attendance, Haiti

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On the Malleability of Implicit Attitudes Towards Women Empowerment: Evidence from Tunisia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12471
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Jul 2019
United Nations University (UNU-MERIT), Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, United Nations University (UNU-MERIT), University of Passau and UNU-MERIT
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women empowerment, implicit association test, interviewer effects, Middle East and North Africa

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Beer, Wood, and Welfare

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 538
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Mar 2015
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Jörg Ankel-Peters
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Burkina Faso; demand for woodfuel; green growth; impact evaluation; improved stoves; technology adoption

Beer, Wood, and Welfare

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8719
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Jörg Ankel-Peters
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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female employment, impact evaluation, demand for woodfuel, technology adoption, improved stoves, green growth

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Measuring Youth Empowerment: An Illustration Using the Example of Tunisia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14760
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 May 2022
United Nations University (UNU-MERIT), Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, UNU-MERIT, United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) and University of Passau
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youth empowerment, measurement, multidimensional index, well-being, Middle East and North Africa region

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The Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Structural Change

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15966
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Feb 2023
Nicolas Büttner, Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm, Isabel Günther, Kenneth Harttgen and Stephan Klasen
ETH Zürich, Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau, ETH Zürich, University of Zurich and University of Goettingen (Göttingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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demographic transition, fertility, structural change, human capital, sub-Saharan Africa

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Credit‐Constrained in Risky Activities? The Determinants of the Capital Stocks of Micro and Small Firms in Western Africa

GIGA Research Programme Working Paper No. 185
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Simon Lange, Jann Lay, Michael Grimm and Michael Grimm
University of Goettingen (Göttingen), German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau
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Informal sector, micro and small enterprises, credit constraints, risk, risk aversion, firm growth, West‐Africa

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Does Crime Deter South Africans from Self-Employment?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10280
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Katharina Grabrucker, Michael Grimm and Michael Grimm
University of Passau and Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau
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crime, self-employment, microenterprises, South Africa, informal sector

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Unblurring the Market for Vision Correction: A Willingness to Pay Experiment in Rural Burkina Faso

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11929
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Renate Hartwig
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and University of Passau
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eyeglasses, liquidity constraint, Burkina Faso, information constraint, willingness to pay

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Why Do Households Forego High Returns from Technology Adoption

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 498
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
Gunther Bensch, Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Jörg Ankel-Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Household technology adoption; liquidity constraints; weak beliefs; norms and traditions; energy access; Sub-Saharan Africa

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Why Do Households Forego High Returns from Technology Adoption: Evidence from Improved Cooking Stoves in Burkina Faso

USAEE Working Paper No. 15-214
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jun 2015
Gunther Bensch, Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Jörg Ankel-Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Household technology adoption, liquidity constraints, weak beliefs, traditions, energy access, Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Do Cows Have Negative Returns? The Evidence Revisited

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8525
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Esther Gehrke, Michael Grimm and Michael Grimm
Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE) and Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau
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livestock, profits, investment, India

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Constrained Firms, Not Subsistence Activities: Evidence on Capital Returns and Accumulation in Peruvian Microenterprises

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6866
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Kristin Göbel, Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Jann Lay
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA)
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micro and small enterprises, credit constraints, risk, risk aversion, firm growth, Peru

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Rainfall Risk and Fertility: Evidence from Farm Settlements During the American Demographic Transition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10351
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Michael Grimm and Michael Grimm
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau
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demographic transition, rainfall risk, income shocks, insurance, historical data

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The Effects of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake on Children's Nutrition and Education

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16195
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Jun 2023
Marina Dodlova, Michelle Carias, Michael Grimm and Michael Grimm
University of Passau, Monash University and Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau
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natural disasters, earthquake, nutrition, education, school attendance, Haiti

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The Impact of Aids Mortality on the Distribution of Income in Côte D'Ivoire

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 688-728, 2008
Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Denis Cogneau, Michael Grimm and Michael Grimm
Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement (IRD) and Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau

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C15, D31, J10

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Longer Life, Higher Welfare?

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 60, Issue 2, pp. 193-211, 2008
Posted: 24 Jun 2008
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Kenneth Harttgen
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and University of Zurich

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Growth and Poverty in Burkina Faso: A Reassessment of the Paradox

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 70-101, 2007
Posted: 17 Jun 2008
Michael Grimm, Michael Grimm and Isabel Günther
Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)

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D12, D63, 132, O12